Multiple Cases of Mumps Disease Confirmed on Campus

By Duane Paul Murphy, Jimmy Cassidy  Two students at The Catholic University of America have been diagnosed with mumps and are being quarantined, the university said, while several other students are undergoing testing for the disease. In an email to the university community, Dr. Loretta Staudt, the director of the university’s Student Health Center, said Read More …

The Tower – November 3, 2017

Click here for our newest edition! Year 95, Edition #9 In this week’s edition: Multiple cases of Mumps disease confirmed on campus Changes in Title IX policy explained in Town Hall Senior Sarah Williams runs Marine Corps Marathon Editorial: ‘Tis NOT the Season Sports: The Curse is Broken! Football gets elusive 4th win A&E: DC’s looking Read More …

Armed Robbery Prompts Lockdown on Campus

By Jimmy Cassidy  Catholic University students were told to shelter in place early Wednesday morning as Metropolitan Police officers searched campus for a possibly armed suspect. The alerts lasted for about an hour, starting at 2:27 AM before the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) issued an “all-clear” and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) lifted the Read More …

Brookland Community Comes to Catholic for Halloween on Campus

By Jissella Urquilla Catholic University students and faculty passed out about 16,000 pieces of candy to children of the Brookland community as they trick-or-treated through Centennial Village on Thursday. Student community leaders have been planning Halloween on Campus for the last six weeks. The event intended to provide a fun Halloween night to children of Read More …

Progress Made to Change Course Curriculum for the First Time in Years

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University of America is on the verge of major curriculum changes for the future incoming class of the 2018/2019 academic school year, which includes new concentrations and course requirements. Catholic students that are currently enrolled will not be affected and will continue to follow the current curriculum policies. This Read More …